Space Inventions Used on Earth?

Answer The invention of technologies intended for use in space or to supplement space exploration has historically filtered down to consumer products. This is because the consumer market has a high profit... Read More »

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What Are Some Inventions That Help Us With Space Exploration?

Space exploration began in 1961 when the Soviet Union put the first man in space, Yuri Gagarin. Several inventions before and since then have helped us in our space exploration, ranging from differ... Read More »

Who was the first US astronaut in space beyond the Earth's atmosphere and when did this space flight occur?

US Navy pilot and astronaut Alan Shepard (1923-1998) became the first US man in space when he flew a suborbital rocket flight in his Freedom 7 spacecraft on May 5, 1961. He flew approximately 303 m... Read More »

How does NASA sends photos from outer space to Earth and how long do photos from Jupiter take to reach Earth?

The simple answer is, over a radio transmission containing the picture information and between 35 and 52 minutes depending on how far away we are from Jupiter at the time.NASA has employed many dif... Read More »

How is a spinoff in space used on earth?